Senior Subcontracts Manager

As a Subcontracts Manager, you will play a pivotal role in managing the full lifecycle of our global subcontracts, from identifying strategic sources and preparing proposals to subcontract completion and close-out. This position demands a comprehensive understanding of the complex nature of government acquisition and extensive experience operating within CPSR guidelines subject to the FAR and DFARS.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement strategies for subcontract management, aligning with company goals and compliance requirements.
  • Manage global subcontracts, understanding and navigating international regulations and cultural differences.
  • Negotiate terms and conditions of subcontracts, ensuring they meet the requirements of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS).
  • Conduct complex cost analysis and price negotiations to ensure subcontractor proposals meet budgetary and project requirements.
  • Manage and monitor subcontract performance, ensuring adherence to specifications, schedules, and quality standards.
  • Lead cross-functional teams in evaluating and selecting subcontractors, incorporating risk management strategies.
  • Ensure integrating environmental, safety, and ethical standards into subcontracting processes.
  • Utilize ERP software for efficient management of subcontract data and workflows.
  • Coordinate with legal and compliance departments to ensure subcontracts fully comply with all regulatory and contractual obligations.
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to junior team members, enhancing their professional development and understanding of subcontract management processes.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in subcontract management within the defense sector.
  • Experience operating within the defense sector and CPSR guidelines
  • In-depth knowledge of FAR, DFARS, and other relevant regulations.
  • Experience with complex cost analysis and negotiation of terms and conditions.
  • Proficient in the use of ERP software for subcontract management.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage subcontracts globally, with a keen understanding of international regulations and compliance.
  • Strong leadership, negotiation, and communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, with a strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Active Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Business Administration or a related field